Maurice Pensaert

Maurice Pensaert
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University of Ghent. Belgium

Maurice Pensaert is Emeritus professor at the Laboratory of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Belgium. He was responsible for teaching Animal virology and Viral diseases of animals to veterinary students. He has spent a lifetime career in research on pathogenesis and other aspects of several viral diseases of swine (Transmissible Gastroenteritis, Hemagglutinating Encephalitis, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, Porcine Respiratory Coronavirus, Swine Influenza, Aujeszky’s Disease, PRRS…).He is past president of the International Pig Veterinary Society and honorary member of the European College of Porcine Health Management. He is Doctor Honoris Causa at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), University of Liège (Belgium) and Purdue University (USA).

Updated CV 05-May-2015